Trained in Paris, visited the Pont-Aven art colony and met Gauguin, his early style was radical. He documented the last decades of working horses in London, and rural East Devon.
A friend of Spencer Gore and Charles Ginner, he painted interiors, portraits, and landscapes, which were originally made in front of the motif.
In the latter half of 1912, his style became overly Fauvist and was also influenced by Cubism. A move back to London brought a reversion, though.
Son of the first Wimbledon tennis champion, he developed a Post-Impressionist style in his paintings from 1907 to the time of his marriage in early 1912.
Between 1910-14, avant garde painting in Britain came to the fore, with exhibitions of the Allied Artists Association, Fry’s Post-Impressionists, and this group of 16 painters.
List of all the artists and subjects covered in this series, with brief summary of each artist, sample painting, and links.
Initiated by Whistler from 1860, it became popular with artists returning from training in Paris in the 1880s, then Sargent, Sickert, and teachers Tonks and Clausen.
An American citizen like Whistler, he was based in London from 1886 until his death in 1925, and a close friend of Claude Monet.
A former surgeon, friends with Whistler, Sickert, Steer and Sargent. Influential teacher and one of the British Impressionists.
A pupil of Theodore Roussel, who introduced him to Whistler and Sickert, he painted Impressionist plein air oil sketches around London.